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Blast Rips Through West, Texas, Fertilizer Plant

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Blast Rips Through West, Texas, Fertilizer Plant

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Blast Rips Through West, Texas, Fertilizer Plant

Blast Rips Through West, Texas, Fertilizer Plant

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A fertilizer plant exploded near Waco, Texas, Wednesday night. The explosion at West Fertilizer in downtown West, a community about 20 miles north of Waco, happened around 7 p.m. and could be heard as far away as Waxahachie, 45 miles to the north.